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Red Wine Can Help Maintain Immune System, UF Researcher Finds

Published: Aug 5th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—Unlike many other alcoholic beverages, red wine does not suppress the immune system, according to preliminary studies at the University of Florida.

Software Brings UF Citrus Expertise To Growers’ Desktops

Published: Jul 30th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — New computer software is squeezing more profits out of Florida’s orange and grapefruit groves.

Digital Plant Doctor Diagnoses Plant Problems

Published: Jul 23rd, 1999

GAINESVILLE—A picture may be worth more than a thousand words.

Unique UF Web Site Provides Live Access To Laboratory Research

Published: Jul 16th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—It’s not a World Wide Web site that will draw big crowds, but it is the only one of its kind in the world.

Golfers and Wildlife Can Share Habitat, UF Conservationsts Say

Published: Jul 9th, 1999

TALLAHASSEE—As wildlife habitat disappears, golf courses are becoming important conservation areas and can be landscaped to keep both wildlife and people happy, University of Florida conservationists say.

UF Entomologist Develops Safe, Effective Alternative To Deet Insect Repellents

Published: Jun 29th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—After 15 years of tests on more than 3,900 compounds, a University of Florida researcher has developed a safe, natural insect repellent that protects people against everything from mosquitoes and ticks to tiny “no-see-ums.”

UF Entomologist Identifies “Killer Bees” At Jacksonville Port

Published: Jun 22nd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Florida agriculture officials are on alert with traps and bait after confirming the first colonies of African honey bees — commonly known as “killer bees” — east of the Mississippi River.

Health Food Supplement May Have Great Value — For Hogs

Published: Jun 21st, 1999

GAINESVILLE — It’s touted for boosting your energy and helping your immune system.

Seedless Watermelons On Verge Of Making It Big, Researcher Says

Published: Jun 11th, 1999

BRADENTON—Champion watermelon-seed spitters may revile University of Florida researcher Don Maynard, but consumers whose only interest in watermelon is culinary will cheer him.

UF Researchers: Man-Made Wetlands Can Help Urban Farms Treat Runoff

Published: Jun 2nd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — An environmentally friendly solution to farm runoff could help dairymen survive in an increasingly urban and regulation-filled world, say University of Florida researchers.